Columbia Pictures has taken domestic distribution rights to the John Travolta/Samuel L. Jackson starrer "Basic."
Guy McElwaine, the former chairman-CEO of Columbia Pictures and vice chairman of ICM, has been named president of Jim Robinson's Morgan Creek Prods. effective March 1.
Ben Kingsley will star in "All for Nothin,' " a crime drama that traces the true story of telecommunications pioneer Walter L. Shaw and his son, Walter T. Shaw, who earned his own fame as a notorious…
Miramax co-head of acquisitions Andrew Herwitz will ankle the studio at the end of the month to set up his own sales shingle, the Film Sales Co.
In his first film in eight years, Macaulay Culkin will star in Killer Films' "Party Monster," the sick, sad and true story of 1990s party promoter and convicted murderer Michael Alig. Ed Pressman and…
Who would have thought that raucous roller skaters and Bruce Willis could weigh so heavily on a company's fortunes?
Walter Salles' next film will be the Che Guevara biopic "The Motorcycle Diaries," to be co-financed by FilmFour and Senator Films.
Miramax Films' WWII thriller "The Great Raid" will go into production in April with a rewrite by Hossein Amini ("The Wings of the Dove").
In a business flush with wild imaginations, 2001 was a breakthrough year for production design. Leading the way were New Line's "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring" and Warner Bros.'…
Good period work for a costume designer is the equivalent of a drunk scene for an actor," says Albert Wolsky, who won two Academy Awards for "All That Jazz" and "Bugsy." "You can't lose."